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Nginx reviews and mentions

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  • Nginx 1.26.0 Stable Released
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 24 Apr 2024
    Yeah, unless I'm looking at it wrong, there doesn't seem to be any meaningful difference between 1.25.5 and 1.26.0:

    https://github.com/nginx/nginx/compare/release-1.25.5...rele...

  • How to securely reverse-proxy ASP.NET Core web apps
    3 projects | dev.to | 4 Apr 2024
    However, it's very unlikely that .NET developers will directly expose their Kestrel-based web apps to the internet. Typically, we use other popular web servers like Nginx, Traefik, and Caddy to act as a reverse-proxy in front of Kestrel for various reasons:
  • Ask HN: Is nginx.org (the domain-name itself) gone?
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 22 Mar 2024
  • Freenginx: Core Nginx Developer Announces Fork of Popular Web Server
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 13 Mar 2024
    > I actually don't understand why I am seeing arguments like this all the time.

    Have a look at:

    https://github.com/nginx/nginx/blob/master/src/http/modules/...

    It's got the whole checklist: nginx idiosyncratic module system, inline parsing, custom utf conversion, buffer preallocation and adjustments, linked lists, comments about side effects of custom allocator, and probably other things.

    It's not easy to deal with source like that and any serious improvement to that area would effectively be a rewrite anyway.

    Since anything doing work in nginx is a module anyway, it wouldn't even have to be a full rewrite in one go.

  • The Internet is Maintained by 1 Software Developer
    1 project | dev.to | 25 Feb 2024
    According to this article, nGinx is being used to serve 34% of all websites in the world. I checked out who's contributing to nGinx, and just like I thought, the project has 8,208 commits, and 5,366 of those commits was made by 2 software developers; igorsoev and mdounin.
  • [06/52] Accessible Kubernetes with Terraform and DigitalOcean
    4 projects | dev.to | 23 Feb 2024
  • Freenginx.org
    11 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 14 Feb 2024
  • Performance benchmark of PHP runtimes
    7 projects | dev.to | 17 Jan 2024
    Nginx + Roadrunner (fcgi mode)
  • Web CGI programs aren't particularly slow these days
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 8 Jan 2024
    Apache’s mod_fastcgi’s last commit was 2 weeks ago:

    https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/

    It’s a fork of what you linked (and was more popular afaik back when fastcgi was state of the art, and apache was the undisputed champion of web servers).

    These days, nginx has more market share than apache, and its fastcgi module is one of the more recently updated ones in its source tree (5 months vs multiple years):

    https://github.com/nginx/nginx/tree/master/src/http/modules

    If I was going to build an embedded web server, I’d start with nostd rust, probably with though axum + tokio, since thats already memory safe-ish.

    If I needed fastcgi for some reason (dynamically loadable endpoints, or os-level isolation), there are at least four implementations of fastcgi for it. No idea if any are decent though.

  • Five Apache projects you probably didn't know about
    8 projects | dev.to | 21 Dec 2023
    APISIX is an API Gateway. It builds upon OpenResty, a Lua layer built on top of the famous nginx reverse-proxy. APISIX adds abstractions to the mix, e.g., Route, Service, Upstream, and offers a plugin-based architecture.
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